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Facebook 1Q earnings soar; CFO to step down
NEW YORK - Facebook's earnings nearly tripled and revenue grew sharply in the first quarter, surpassing Wall Street's expectations thanks to an 82 percent increase in advertising revenue.
Facebook Mobile Users Passes 1 Billion In 1Q 2014; Report Shows Jump Of 34 ...  KpopStarz
Facebook's mobile focus is paying off  Engadget
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Apple's stock split removes an obstacle to its inclusion in Dow Jones average
Apple will exchange seven shares for each that is held on June 2, a move that if enacted at today's closing price would lower its shares to about $75 apiece.
Apple slice: Share split makes joining the Dow more likely  Reuters India
CSCO Apple Just Made Its Case to Join the Dow. Will Intel or Cisco Get the �  Motley Fool
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He's lovin' it: Ronald McDonald rocking a new look
Ronald McDonald is going chic. Or, at least he's certainly trying to. The McDonald's icon famous for his wild red hair, yellow jumpsuit and floppy shoes, has gotten a makeover from a theatrical stylist - really - who has updated just about everything but the ...
'Selfies� Here I Come!' Ronald McDonald Gets Cargo Pants, Twitter  Wall Street Journal (blog)
Ronald McDonald gets a new look, takes to Twitter for the first time  Dallas Morning News
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EU cuts deficit, but debt mounts to 92.6% of GDP
BRUSSELS Euro zone public finances improved in 2013 as the economy finally turned the corner on a record recession but total debt levels remained dangerously high, official data showed on Wednesday.
Eurozone deficits shrinking but public debt continues to mount  CITY A.M.
Euro Zone Deficit Hits Target for First Time Since 2008  New York Times
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GE's $57 Billion Cash Overseas Said to Fuel Alstom Deal
General Electric Co. (GE) can dip into the $57 billion of cash it has amassed overseas to buy France's Alstom SA (ALO) in its biggest acquisition ever, a person with knowledge of the matter said.
GE Said in Talks to Buy Alstom for More Than $13 Billion  Businessweek
GE in talks to buy France's Alstom - Bloomberg  Reuters
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Stocks Drop, Snapping Win Streak
Stocks snapped their recent winning streak Wednesday, as weakness in technology shares weighed on equity indexes. The Dow Jones Industrial Average shed 12.72 points, or 0.1%, to 16501.65.
Wall Street snaps six-day run; Apple to split stock  Reuters
Stocks Fall as Traders Review Earnings, Housing Data  Fox Business
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Wanted: Mass. homes for sale
(NECN: Peter Howe, Norwell, Mass.) - As the U.S. Commerce Department reported Wednesday March home sales were down by 14.5 percent across the country, the Massachusetts Association of Realtors reported the first month of the key spring home ...
Sales of new US homes plunge in March  Finance and Commerce
New-Home Sales Fall to 8-Month Low, in Blow to Housing Recovery  New York Times
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Kiwi flies on hawkish RBNZ, euro eyes ECB speech
SYDNEY (Reuters) - The New Zealand dollar rallied on Thursday after the country's central bank lifted interest rates and signaled more hikes ahead, while caution ahead of a speech by the European Central Bank kept the euro subdued.
Kiwi flies after RBNZ keeps calm on currency strength  GlobalPost
Euro manufacturing and services expand  Irish Examiner
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UPDATE 3-Zynga's Pincus withdraws from operations amid turnaround
(Adds details on 2014 outlook, background, "FarmVille2" on mobile). By Malathi Nayak. SAN FRANCISCO, April 23 (Reuters) - Zynga Inc co-founder Mark Pincus is relinquishing the last of his operational duties at the social gaming company starting on ...
Zynga founder Pincus steps down, Xbox Live GM to head Zynga Studios  Joystiq
Zynga Founder Mark Pincus Gives Up Day-to-day Duties  CIO
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US Plans Changes at Nuclear-Waste Repository After Two Accidents
On April 2, workers prepare to enter the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant facility in Carlsbad, N.M., for the first time since a Feb. 14 radiation leak.
Management, safety cited for radiation release
Management, safety cited for WIPP radiation release  Las Cruces Sun-News
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